Archive for May, 2010

Caption Contest 5/31

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Trio Here's a little gem with Shane, me, and Danny Artiga from last year's Golden Girls Challenge at the Vassar Medical Center Duathlon. Caption away. The winner will be announced next week. 

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Race Across the Window Sponsors

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As our faithful readers no doubt know, the stationary 3,000 mile Race Across the Window begins Thursday at noon. Our team of eight riders will ride 24/7 until we've finished our virtual cross-country ride to raise funds for the Challenged Athletes Foundation. We're thankful for all the support we've gotten already. So far our sponsors include:

  • Kuota will provide us with three bikes for use by sponsors, CAF athletes, celebrities and other guests to ride along with our team.
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PPTC Speed Series #1 Race Results

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Congratulations to Sara Bibi on her 2nd place finish at the first event of PPTC's Al Goldstein Speed Series Wednesday night. Despite the 90 degree temperature, Sara ran 21:36.  

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I Love You. I Hate You. Come Closer. Go Away.

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Not
to minimize domestic violence, but running on the track is comparable
to being in an abusive relationship. Thankfully I don’t know first

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Race Across the Window 2010

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Race Across The Window 2010 Part 1 from Matt Duelka on Vimeo.

At noon on Thursday, June 3, our team of eight riders will begin a simulated 3,000 miles ride on Computrainers in the store window of JackRabbit Sports‘ Union Square location. We’ll ride 24/7 for a week or so, until we complete the task.

This year there are a ...

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JerseyMan Half Iron Results

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Congratulations to Bobby Dweck on a PR at the Jersey Man Half Iron this weekend. Bobby's in training for Ironman Lake Placid, and his training is right on schedule for a strong IM debut.  Keep up the good work Bobby. 

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Caption Contest Winner

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IMG_5885 There was considerable debate on this one among our team of judges. Ultimately, the subject of the photo and the self-proclaimed shlub representative won out, and Tom Buffolano is once again the winner for his entry, "HE WENT TO JARED!!!!"  

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Diversity in Triathlon

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Lions Spring Sprint Tri 130I often hear people comment about how few minorities compete in triathlons. It’s especially striking here in New York. With the diversity that this city has, the homogeneity of race entrants really stands out. The common, knee-jerk explanation you hear is an economic one, but I think that’s a huge oversimplification. Sure, minorities on the whole have less disposable income, but ...

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Somebody Needs a Hug

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I realize that I'm rapidly becoming the curmudgeonly old man who sits on his front stoop and screams at kids for walking on his lawn, but some things are getting out of control. When I'm King of the World, there will be a few changes, including (but not limited to) the following:

  1. Before being allowed race entry, all competitors must familiarize themselves with the verb win, and show the ability to use it properly in a sentence. Please note ...
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Brooklyn Half Marathon Results

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Reports from our athletes and friends are trickling in.  I'll keep updating as they do.

  • Iris Shalam 1:50:02 PR
  • Michael Borden 1:36:41 PR
  • Geoff Badner 1:28:15 PR
  • Terry Moore 1:17:11
  • Troy Squire 1:14:26 PR
  • Todd Colby 1:38:57
  • Scott Towle 1:37:02
  • Marisa Galloway 1:29:37

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